MEET OUR TEAM
B.S.W., M.Ed., RSW
Psychotherapist - Life Coach
Mariella is a registered social worker offering individual, couple and family counselling in Vaughan. With over 30 years of experience, she specializes in mental health issues and crisis intervention/prevention. Mariella’s areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, stress management, family issues.
MCP, RCC Registered Clinical Counsellor
Sabrina builds her practice on a deep appreciation for the unique value of each individual & makes a point of assisting each client in a manner that is relevant to their lives. She has years of experience working with children, youth, parents, families, and individuals. She holds a Masters in Counselling Psychology from Adler University in Vancouver.
Johanna Pia Gabel
M.Ed., RSW, RP, OACCPP
Johanna has a unique background combining over 20 years of counselling experience with 10 years of nursing experience. She has been providing individual therapy to adults and adolescents using a mindfulness cognitive behavioural therapy approach which has been very successful in dealing with issues related to depression, anxiety, addictions, trauma, low self esteem
M.Ed. Counselling Psychology
For over 20 years Dave has been counselling and facilitating personal growth. With a Masters degree from the University of Toronto in Counselling Psychology, Dave has worked as a psychotherapist in hospital mental health outpatient programs dealing with children, adolescents, and adults experiencing mild to severe mental health challenges.
B.A. BSW MSW RSW
Sandra is a registered clinical social worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and the Association of Social Workers & Social Service Workers. Her background includes a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Windsor, a Bachelors Degree in Social Work from De Montford University in England.
Meri is a registered social worker offering individual, couples and family counselling. Her career has included working in both community agencies and hospital settings, with a focus on mental health for the past 25 years. She provides counselling related to a wide variety of concerns such as anxiety, depression.
Dr John Fleming
B.S. M.S. Ph.D. C.Psych.
Dr. John is a Psychologist with over 20 years of experience in the treatment of eating disorders, obesity, and issues related to body image and weight management. He received his Masters and Doctoral degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and completed a postdoctoral Fellowship.
BA CPC RP
A Registered Psychotherapist in practice since 2002, Peter studied at York University, specialized in Psychotherapy at the Transformational Arts College (T.A.C.) Institute in Toronto, and is a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).
HonBA HonBSW MSW RSW
Melissa is a registered clinical social worker offering individual counselling to adolescents and adults. She provides effective, client-centered, services to individuals facing a variety of life challenges at various stages in life. Melissa works together with individuals to recognize their strengths & develop healthy coping skills.
Rosemary has a Psychology degree from York University and studied Psychotherapy and Spiritual Direction at the Transformational Arts College in Toronto. She has 25 years experience working with people with intellectual disabilities and their families, & her focus of work has included advocacy & employment coaching.
Stefanie is a certified Counsellor offering individual counselling to children, adolescents, and adults. Her counselling approach is grounded in a variety of therapeutic treatments such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy and Expressive Art Therapy.
B.Sc. MSW RSW
Often life becomes overwhelming and we all need help to guide us through difficult times. Teresa’s strengths based approach in therapy provides clients with the tools they need to make difficult life changes and ultimately live a better life. She completed her studies at the University of Toronto and the State University of New York.
Mary has over 18 years experience as a mental health nurse. As a mental health nurse and psychotherapist, Mary is formally trained to work with individuals with various mental health illnesses, such as depression, anxiety, addiction and personality disorders. She holds a Master's degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University.
Clinical Social Worker
Lisa Benrubi brings over 30 years of experience as a Clinical Social Worker. She has supported children, adolescents, families and couples to overcome challenges brought on by crises, grief and loss, life transitions and relationships difficulties to restore and enhance their quality of life.
Clinical Social Worker
Joanne is a Registered Social Worker and holistic
psychotherapist, Reiki Master, Energy/Spiritual Healer with over 25 years of experiencing assisting individuals& couples, women & men, adolescents & children (ages 8 and over) with Depression, Anxiety, Trauma/Abuse, Grief /loss/Bereavement, Relationship issues, Separation/Divorce & Life/Career Transitions. She utilizes EMDR, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy & Energy Psychology.